AND TALK: After Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board: recent developments in clinical negligence law

NOTICE IS GIVEN OF AN EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING OF DEMLA on Thursday 26 April 2018 at 18h00 at Foot Anstey, Southernhay Gardens, Exeter.


  • Publicity and emails
  • CPD
  • Payment of fees
  • Membership data –  GDPR
  • Meetings- how often and improving attendance.
  • Organisation of the committee and encouraging membership – perhaps by setting up a student section?

There will also be a talk by  Dr Tracey Elliott (LLB (Birmingham), LLM (UCL), PhD (QMUL), Barrister (Gray’s Inn)).

Tracey Elliott is a Lecturer in Health Care Law at University of Leicester and academic consultant at 1 Crown Office Row. She joined the School of Law in 2010. After graduating from Birmingham University, and was called to the Bar and practised from 4 Paper Buildings and 9-12 Bell Yard, specialising in criminal litigation and advisory work and acting for both prosecution and defence and remains a (non-practising) door tenant at 9-12 Bell Yard. Tracey worked as a lecturer at Queen Mary University of London and as a visiting lecturer/teacher at City University, the University of Surrey, King’s College, London and the LSE and has lectured to the legal and medical professions and assisted with advocacy training at Gray’s Inn. She has also worked in Poland, lecturing to Polish judges, prosecutors and Ministry of Justice officials on the UK legal system. Her PhD thesis examined the development and use of the justification of necessity in medical law and her current research projects relate to the treatment and care of vulnerable adults and those who lack capacity. She has several publications to her name including an interesting one titled “Pursued by the ‘fat police’? The obesity ‘epidemic’ and the criminal law”, which is a chapter in A.M. Viens, J. Coggon and A. Kessel (eds.), Criminal Law, Philosophy and Public Health Practice, CUP.

Event is accredited for Medical and Legal CPD.

To book click on events or email events@demla.org

Buffet from 17h30. Free to DEMLA members